International Practice

With offices across Asia and a network that spans the world, we have developed from a Japanese firm to a global one, providing international legal services in diverse practices from M&A and other corporate transactions to compliance and dispute resolution

With our knowledge of and experience with the Chinese legal and business environment, we help clients succeed in China

We provide comprehensive and sound legal service for clients conducting business in Korea, drawing on our accumulated experience and knowledge of Korea-Japan business practice.

Japanese and Taiwanese lawyers who know actuals of Taiwan compose team and support cases.

We offer a broad range of advice for corporations and regional management companies conducting business in Singapore

We provide comprehensive legal support for clients conducting business in Thailand, drawing on our considerable “on-the-ground” knowledge and capabilities in Thailand augmented by our recent business integration with a leading Thai law firm.

We have abundant experience working on Myanmar-related matters and are uniquely equipped to advise clients in a broad range of matters in Myanmar, as Myanmar opens up to foreign investment

We have many years of experience advising clients on a wide variety of legal matters relating to Vietnam

We provide broad legal support for clients conducting business in Indonesia based on our deep understanding of the legal environment and business practices in Indonesia

We provide comprehensive legal support for corporations entering and operating in the Philippines

We provide comprehensive legal support built on our long experience advising clients on a wide variety of transactions and matters in Malaysia

With a deep understanding of the latest developments in law and business practices, we are well placed to advise clients on a broad range of matters relating to Cambodia. Matters relating to Cambodia and its emerging markets are efficiently handled through our various regional offices in Bangkok, Singapore, and Yangon

With a deep understanding of legal and business practices in the Mekong region, we are well placed to advise on a broad range of matters relating to Laos

Our firm is a pioneer in providing legal advice for our clients on a broad range of corporate transactions and legal matters relating to India

We are able to provide broad support for corporations entering and operating in Bangladesh by drawing upon our knowledge and experience in Bangladesh and other emerging economies

With our knowledge and experience in Sri Lanka, we advise clients in entering and operating in Sri Lanka

We are advising our clients in their corporate activities, investments, and legal matters with respect to the laws of the EU and its member states

We provide a broad range of legal support for businesses entering or operating in Brazil, Mexico, and other countries in Latin America

We provide a broad range of legal support for businesses entering or operating in Turkey and the Middle East

We strongly support trade and business between Japan and Israel.

We provide legal support for corporations entering or operating in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

We provide a broad range of legal support for Japanese businesses throughout Africa

We are experienced in advising clients regarding their international business and operations as they relate to investment treaties, World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements, and other trade laws

International Practice:People

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International Practice:Newsletters

Update on the recent measures relating to COVID-19 issued by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population
The enactment of the Insolvency Law, release of the Project Bank website, commencement of foreign shares trading on the YSX, the recent reductions of interest rates by the CBM and the recent amendment of the criteria...
MHM Asian Legal Insights Special Edition Vol.9 (May 2020)
【Topic】
The Singapore Convention on Mediation: how will it change the landscape of international commercial dispute resolution

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International Practice:News

Media
Comments by Takeshi Komatsu were featured in a Financial Times article titled "Lockdown accelerates push into digital workflows for professional services" published on May 11, 2020
Awards
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan
Media
Interview of Yohsuke Higashi and Shintaro Okawa were featured in a M&A Online article about “Revisions to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act and Strengthened Foreign Investment Regulations” published on December 20, 2019
Media
Comments by Atsushi Okada were featured in an OneTrust DataGuidance article titled "Japan: APPI revision includes "strengthening regulations of cross-border data transfers"" published on December 5, 2019
Media
Comments by Yohsuke Higashi and Shintaro Okawa were published in the Nikkei Online edition in an article

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International Practice:Seminars

Feb. 19, 2020External Seminars
"Building a good business relationship with Japanese companies"
Feb. 13, 2020External Seminars
"European M&A Seminar for Japanese Expats"
Dec. 10, 2019External Seminars
"How to successfully enter the Japanese market"
Nov. 29, 2019External Seminars
"The Future of Global Licensing through the 4th Industrial Revolution and the K-Wave."
Nov. 25, 2019External Seminars
"Asia Pacific Mergers & Acquisitions Conference: Joint Ventures in Asia"

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International Practice:Publications

Article
"Entry into India – Companies Act"
Magazine Article
"Trademark Protection Towards the Upcoming Tokyo Olympics: Legal Framework to Regulate Ambush Marketing"
Article
"The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Aviation Finance & Leasing 2020 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Recent Developments in Chinese Laws (239): Operational Measures to be Taken Due to the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus"
Article
"International Comparative Legal Guide to: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2020 - Japan Chapter"

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